Subscriber login Close [x]
remember me
You are not logged in.

Majestic named wine supplier to Ben Ainslie's America's Cup team

Published:  26 August, 2015
Read more...

Naked launches Text For Wine ordering service

Published:  24 August, 2015

Majestic's Naked Wines subsidiary has launched a text message ordering service for customers.

Read more...

Tesco to close its online consumer Wine Community at end of the week

Published:  24 August, 2015

Tesco is to close its online Wine Community web forum for consumers.

Read more...

Darren Smith: why does the wine aisle still confuse 'Johnny Average'?

Published:  21 August, 2015

Darren A. Smith is the founder of Making Business Matter which provides training on category management for suppliers and buyers for supermarkets.

Read more...

Retail volumes up 4.2% but price deflation keeps lid on value growth

Published:  20 August, 2015

Office for National Statistics estimates suggest that volume retail sales in July were up 4.2% on the corresponding month last year.

Read more...

Prosecco up 72% in off-trade to overtake Champagne sales by value

Published:  19 August, 2015

British consumers spent more on Champagne than prosecco in the last year.

Read more...

Own-labels top Which? white wine and gin polls

Published:  19 August, 2015

Own-label wines and spirits have beaten leading brands in blind taste tests conducted by consumer rights publication Which?

Read more...

Reduced focus on 'unsustainable volume' in UK hits Treasury Wine Estates' European figures

Published:  19 August, 2015

Australian wine giant Treasury Wine Estates saw its earnings in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region cut in half in the year to June 30, as the company sought to move away from low margin business in British supermarkets.

Read more...

Whiskey and glass pack for Jim Beam Apple as flavours lift producer's bourbon sales

Published:  19 August, 2015

Maxxium UK is looking to give its new Jim Beam Apple flavoured bourbon a boost with the introduction of a value added pack in Asda stores.

Read more...

Asda 'on right strategy' says boss Clarke despite 4.7% fall in sales

Published:  19 August, 2015

Asda chief executive Andy Clarke has branded a 4.7% fall in like-for-like sales as "disappointing" but indicated he expected it to be a blip.

Read more...

Morrisons reportedly close to sale of M Local c-stores

Published:  17 August, 2015

Morrisons is reported to be closing in on a sale of its M convenience stores to a mystery team of industry executives funded by Greybull Capital.

Read more...

Conviviality wins exclusivity agreement in bid to wrap up Matthew Clark deal by September 4

Published:  14 August, 2015

Conviviality Retail has edged closer to a deal to buy Matthew Clark after signing an exclusivity deal as the preferred bidder for the business.

Read more...

Bargain Booze waives franchise fees and offers free 24-hour refit for first 100 new recruits

Published:  13 August, 2015

Conviviality Retail is wooing potential new Bargain Booze franchisees with the promise of a free overnight refit.

Read more...

London bars and shops prepare for first ever Rum Experience Week

Published:  13 August, 2015

Gerry's Wines & Spirit's in London's Soho has been named official rum shop for a week of events under the banner of Rum Experience Week.

Read more...

Jago to join Berry Bros & Rudd as chief executive

Published:  12 August, 2015

Tesco wine boss Dan Jago will join Berry Bros & Rudd as chief executive in October.

Read more...

Majestic finance chief steps down

Published:  07 August, 2015

Nigel Alldritt, group chief financial officer and company secretary of Majestic Wine, is to leave the company in November.

Read more...

Analysis: The Vindependents is an agency for independents, run by independents

Published:  07 August, 2015

Tired of dealing with big importers, a group of indies have launched a new agency to up profits and share business philosophies called The Vindependents.

Read more...

Conviviality Retail invests in perfecting franchise model

Published:  07 August, 2015
Read more...

Guy Woodward: What supermarket retailers could learn from restaurants

Published:  07 August, 2015

Among the defining wine trends of recent years, one of the most welcome is the smaller restaurant list. The new "less-is-more" approach means that every listing has to count.

Read more...

Majestic launches click-and-collect service for Naked Wine customers

Published:  06 August, 2015

Naked Wines has launched a click-and-collect service for its customers through the Majestic network of stores.

Read more...